Story: Shellfish



Shellfish belong to a large group of animals known as molluscs. Included among them are octopus, which are soft-bodied – they have no shell. This octopus and diver are swimming in Fiordland waters.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - The mollusc family', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006